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Dec 13, 2011 6:19 pm

UFC NEWS – Overeem Complies With NSAC Ruling: Flew To The U.K. To Take Steroid Test

As part of his conditional license requirement handed down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission yesterday afternoon, UFC heavyweight fighter Alistair Overeem took a flight to the United Kingdom today to get his steroid screening done by an approved facility. These test results will not be available until Dec. 20, exactly 10 days prior to...

Dec 13, 2011 6:04 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Prelim Special On ION Brings In 808,000 Viewers

The UFC’s third trip to ION television yielded a respectable rating. Now that the UFC on SPIKE deal has pretty much reached its maturity and the live content on the station has ceased. The UFC opted to go with ION television for last weekend’s UFC 140 preliminary card. UFC 140 took place this evening from...

Dec 13, 2011 11:48 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Medical Suspensions Report

All fighters from the Dec. 10 UFC 140 event received medical suspensions of at least 14 days for precautionary reasons. The Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services released the report this afternoon. UFC 140 took place this evening from the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and was headlined was headlined by a light-heavyweight title fight...


Dec 12, 2011 2:12 pm

UFC NEWS – My Game plan Was Working, Says Machida

“We set a game plan that, from where I’m standing, until a certain moment, was working, but he landed that elbow and I got dizzy, I couldn’t see things straight anymore and it disturbed me because I couldn’t see. And on that moment I thought, ‘I gotta do my best here and now.’ I felt...

Dec 12, 2011 8:40 am

UFC NEWS – Two UFC 140 Judges Scored First Round For Jones And Here Is The Scorecard

Last weekend UFC 140’s Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida threw down in a main event that didn’t make it out of the second round. The champion, Jon Jones, once again proved his dominance over another elite level light-heavyweight former champion. However, for anyone who watch the bout, it would have appeared, at least upon first...

Dec 10, 2011 10:11 pm

UFC NEWS – Machida, Jones, Mir And Jung Take Home75K Fight Night Bonuses

UFC 140 came and went with a bang this evening and four lucky fighters took home an additional 75K for their efforts. UFC 140 took place this evening from the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and was headlined was headlined by a light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida. In the main...

Dec 10, 2011 9:44 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Results: Jones And Mir Impress

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Jon Jones def. Lyoto Machida via technical submission (standing guillotine choke) – Round 2, 4:26 (to retain light-heavyweight title) Frank Mir def. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira via submission (kimura) – Round 1, 3:38 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira def. Tito Ortiz via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:15 Brian Ebersole def. Claude Patrick via split...

Dec 9, 2011 4:07 pm

UFC NEWS – Rumor: Lyoto Machida Heading Into UFC 140 Bout Unhealthy

In a report coming out of sherdog.com, Jordan Breen, the host of “The Jordan Breen Radio Show” is reporting on scene from Toronto that UFC 140 main event participant, Lyoto Machida is ill. In fact, he is reporting that the former UFC light-heavyweight champion is very ill leading into his championship title to fight against...

Dec 9, 2011 3:10 pm

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: How Does This Weekends UFC 140 Main Event End?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers how you thought tomorrow night’s main event between Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida would end. Jon Jones has looked unstoppable his entire MMA career. Some are starting to call him “The Legend Killer” for his ability to take out MMA greats like “Shogun” Rua...

Dec 9, 2011 2:12 pm

UFC NEWS – Live UFC 140 Weigh-In Results

UFC 140 takes place this Saturday, December 10th at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight featuring Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida. Full Weigh-In Results: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Champ Jon Jones (205) vs. Lyoto Machida (204) Frank Mir (260) vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (239) Antonio Rogerio...

Dec 8, 2011 7:30 am

UFC NEWS – JDS Goes Under The Knife To Repair Knee

UFC heavyweight champion, Junior Dos Santos, underwent successful knee surgery yesterday to repair a torn meniscus suffered while training for his UFC on FOX 1 main event title fight against Cain Velasquez. It was revealed shortly after the bout, in which he was able to best Velasquez in under a minute, that he did so...

Dec 8, 2011 6:15 am

UFC NEWS – Castillo To Face Njokuani After Announcement of Nijem Injury

In lightweight action, team Alpha Male fighter, Danny Castillo has agreed to step in on short notice at this month’s UFC 141 event to face Anthony Njokuani. The last minute booking comes on the heels of an announcement regarding an undisclosed training injury suffered by Ramsey Nijem, who was Njokuani’s original opponent. UFC 141 is...

Dec 8, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Jacoby vs. Camozzi Added To UFC on FOX 2

UFC officials have announced the addition of a middleweight bout to nest month’s UFC on FOX 2 event. Both Justin Jacoby and Chris Camozzi have agreed to face off on the evenings preliminary card. UFC on FOX 2 is set to go down from Chicago’s United Center on January 28 live on FOX TV. In...

Dec 7, 2011 9:26 am

UFC NEWS – Bisping vs. Maia Added To UFC on FOX 2 Televised Card

The UFC announced this morning that their UFC on Fox 2 “triple header” will now include a middleweight matchup between top contenders Michael Bisping and Demian Maia. UFC on FOX 2 is set to go down from Chicago’s United Center on January 28 live on FOX TV. In the main event, Phil Davis will square...

Dec 6, 2011 3:43 pm

UFC NEWS – Nog Brothers Sponsored by World’s 8th Richest Man

We found out today that one of the world’s richest men, Eike Batista, a Brazilian entrepreneur and president of the EBX Group, announced that he will be sponsoring both of the twin brothers, Rodrigo ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira and Rogerio ‘Minotouro’ Nogueira, in their upcoming fights at UFC 140 in Ontario, Canada. Batista’s EBX Group includes five...

Dec 6, 2011 5:45 am

UFC NEWS – Fans Invited To This Weeks Free UFC 140 Pre-Fight Festivities

This week UFC officials are inviting fans in the Toronto area to come out to the free and open to the public UFC 140 open workouts and pre-fight press conference. UFC 140 takes place this Saturday, December 10th at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight...

Dec 6, 2011 5:00 am

UFC NEWS – UFC Confirms Seven Bouts For Return To FOX: Roop vs. Swanson Added

While we have already announced several fights for the UFC’s return trip to network television, the promotion just confirmed seven-bouts which we can now consider “official”. In addition to the fights BJPENN.COM had previously confirmed as signed for the event, one additional bout was announced yesterday afternoon by UFC officials via twitter and it is...

Dec 5, 2011 3:59 pm

UFC NEWS – Jon Jones: "I'm the best fighter that I've ever been right now."

“Judging on my numbers in the weight room, judging on my numbers in the cardio tests, it’s the best I’ve ever been. I’m the best fighter that I’ve ever been right now… I have changed as an athlete — I believe in my heart that I’m the best, I believe I won’t lose to Lyoto,...

Dec 5, 2011 3:49 pm

UFC NEWS – Lyoto Machida Breaks Down His Training For Jon Jones

“Actually, I also brought Anderson Braddock (Silva), who’s a guy that fights in K-1, he’s a great K-1 fighter. I brought him and Glover (Teixeira) on the first moment. They stayed here for two weeks. On that period we tried to do many sparrings, simulating similar situations I’ll might confront during the fight, also on...

Dec 5, 2011 9:44 am

UFC NEWS – Tito Ortiz Hints At Possible Retirement in 2012

“Maybe it’s time. I don’t know. I guess when I leave on my own terms — and I look at it as, when I don’t have fun coming in the gym anymore, sparring and pushing myself and running every day, maybe it is time. I’m not overstaying my welcome. My goal in my whole career...

Dec 5, 2011 9:07 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Unaired Prelims To Stream On Facebook

With four fights being picked up by ION to air a portion of this weekend’s UFC 140 preliminary card, it left three additional bouts without a broadcast home. In typical UFC fashion, they have announced that the remaining UFC 140 fights will stream live and for free on popular social network, facebook.com UFC 140 takes...

Dec 4, 2011 1:06 pm

UFC NEWS – Charles Oliveira vs. Eric Wisely Set For UFC on FOX 2

Two lightweight fighters have simultaneously dropped to the featherweight division and agreed to face each other in their 145 pound debut. Charles Oliveira will meet Eric Wisely at the UFC’s return trip to network television. UFC on FOX 2 is set to go down from Chicago’s United Center on January 28 live on FOX TV....

Dec 4, 2011 1:09 am

UFC NEWS – Chael Sonnen vs. Mark Munoz Booked For UFC on FOX 2

The UFC’s second appearance on network television just got a whole lot more interesting with the addition of a middleweight number one contender bout between Mark Munoz and Chael Sonnen. UFC officials notified BJPENN.COM of the booking late yesterday evening. UFC on FOX 2 is set to go down from Chicago’s United Center on January...